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Orton throws 4 TD pases, Bills bury Jets 43-23

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Kyle Orton was efficient and the Buffalo Bills' defense opportunistic. The New York Jets? Well, they were just simply dreadful. Orton completed only 10 passes, but four were for touchdowns, while the Jets had six turnovers - three each by Geno Smith and Michael Vick - in a 43-23 rout Sunday. ''He went out there, made his throws and threw for...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orton full of TDs, Jets full of turnovers in Bills' win

BY NICK ST. DENISBuffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton found the end zone a lot Sunday, while the New York Jets' turnover-prone QB tandem found the Bills a lot.Orton threw four touchdown passes as the Bills beat down the reeling Jets, who were treated to six turnovers--three from Geno Smith and three more from Michael Vick--from their top two signal-callers.The Bills won, 43-23...
Via AFC East Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orton tosses 4 TDs as Bills rout sloppy Jets 43-23

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Kyle Orton settled in as the game went on and looked pretty comfortable connecting with his Buffalo Bills receivers. Meanwhile, Geno Smith was benched in the first quarter by the New York Jets, and Michael Vick wasn't much better. Orton tied a career high by throwing four touchdown passes and the Bills forced the Jets into six turnovers - three each...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith, Michael Vick combine for 6 turnovers as Bills roll, 43-23

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Kyle Orton threw four touchdown passes and the Buffalo Bills forced the New York Jets into six turnovers -- three each by Geno Smith and Michael Vick -- in a 43-23 rout Sunday. Orton won for the third time in four games since replacing EJ Manuel as the starting quarterback for the Bills (5-3), tossing TD passes to Robert Woods, Lee Smith, Scott Chandler and...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2 minute warning: Everything you need to know about Buffalo Bills vs. Bears

In just a couple hours the Buffalo Bills will kick off their 2014 season at home against the Chicago Bears. This is your two-minute warning. Here is everything you need to know about today’s game: Key matchup: Matt Forte vs. the Bills’ front seven You may have heard that Jay Cutler is a gunslinger. That’s not a rumor, it’s a fact. The Bears are going to throw the ball hard...
Via cover32 - Bills
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets vs. Bills – Keys to Week 11

The Bills’ Strategy:Step 1: Use the run to set up the pass – The Jets know they have the best rushing defense in the league, but the Bills have one of the best RB tandems in the league with CJ Spiller and Fred Jackson. All it takes is one or two big plays off the tackles to force the Jets struggling secondary to move up into run support. From there, EJ Manuel should be able to...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Extra Point: Turnovers help Bills close out defending Super Bowl Champs

  Feel free to insert your own cliché on ugly wins when thinking back on the Bills’ win over the Ravens yesterday. The Bills got the thing to the garage but with the effectiveness of a drunk guy wearing an eye patch. The offensive shortcomings of the second half that allowed the Ravens start to sneak back into the game amplified a lot of the worry of most Bills fans while...
Via Buffalo Wins
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills' Lee Smith hurt in weight room

Buffalo Bills tight end Lee Smith will miss the rest of the team's spring minicamps after hurting his lower right leg. Coach Doug Marrone said Smith was hurt in the weight room, but did not reveal the nature of the injury or how it occurred. Marrone expects Smith to be ready for training camp in July. Smith watched practice Wednesday wearing a protective boot. He has been used...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills TE Lee Smith hurts right leg in weight room

Buffalo Bills tight end Lee Smith will miss the rest of the team's spring minicamps after hurting his lower right leg. Coach Doug Marrone said Smith was hurt in the weight room, but did not reveal the nature of the injury or how it occurred. Marrone expects Smith to be ready for training camp in July. Smith watched practice Wednesday wearing a protective boot. He has been used...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

A pick 6 of football flippin', floppin', flyin'

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer There's been a whole lot of flipping, flopping and flying in football recently, from the Carolinas to the frozen tundra and, appropriately, just off Broadway. Receivers, runners, quarterbacks and big ol' linemen have been pulling off some dazzling feats - a few without a hitch, others with funny flaws, and one...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills fans fail to catch Lee Smith during touchdown celebration (GIF)

Buffalo Bills fans weren't expecting tight end Lee Smith to leap into the stands after he caught a touchdown pass in the third quarter of Sunday's game at Ralph Wilson Stadium. As a result, the fans didn't catch Smith, as he was expecting them to do, and Smith fell backwards into the stands in an embarrassing touchdown celebration fail. Bills fans need to get with...
Via Holdout Sports
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills fans let TE fall into seats after touchdown (VIDEO)

Bills fans aren’t used to their team scoring touchdowns.  And really, do they have a reason to be?  Bills tight end Lee Smith, a second-year guy out of Marshall, just wanted to celebrate his second career touchdown with the fans who had nothing better to do on a rainy Sunday in Buffalo showed up. The fans didn’t share that same enthusiasm.  Keep in mind, a big-time Buffalo...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills TE Lee Smith falls into stands during celebration

Buffalo Bills TE, Lee Smith tried to celebrate by jumping into the stands – he was successful – until he kept going because fans forgot to catch him. Oops! GIF from The Big Lead
Via Tireball.com
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills Tight End Lee Smith Gets Swallowed Up by Stands After Fans Forget to Catch Him (Animation)

There’s a reason it’s called the Lambeau Leap and not the Ralph Wilson Stadium Leap. While NFL players celebrating a touchdown often jump into the stands to interact with some lucky fans, most of the fans are smart enough to catch said player. Key word: most. In Sunday’s Bills-Rams game in Buffalo, tight end Lee Smith caught a touchdown pass and wanted to make the leap into...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills Fans Forget To Catch Lee Smith

Lee Smith, a rarely used tight end for the bUffalo Bills, caught himself a touchdown pass today. He celebrated by leaping into the stands but it seems the Buffalo faithful forgot that they have to catch him. And is that Dave Chappelle? Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss
LEAVE IT TO LAMBEAU

Bills TE falls into stands trying to celebrate

After executing a perfect play-action bootleg pass on the two yard line, Lee Smith went to celebrate by doing his version of the Lambeau Leap with the Bills fans near the end zone.  The only issue is that he failed miserably.When he went up for the jump he landed on top, but no one caught him and fell on his back on the other side of the wall.  Perhaps Packers fans should tell...
Via Diehardsport
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: September 9

On a very busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays, we have eight players and a manager to cover. Earlier today, we took a look at the career of Dots Miller, the starting second baseman for the World Series winning, 1909 Pirates.  In this article, we cover two Hall of Famers, pitcher Waite Hoyt and manager Frankie Frisch. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps an unlikely...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Final Roster Analysis

Quarterbacks At quarterback, starter Ryan Fitzpatrick was obviously a lock, as was backup Tarvaris Jackson, who they just traded for. Jackson’s 2012 salary became guaranteed when they asked him to take a paycut, so they weren’t cutting him less than a week after trading for him. Brad Smith, their wildcat quarterback, who also plays wide receiver and special teams, was safe as...
Via The Football Fan Spot
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills place TE Lee Smith on IR; promote TE Brock

Buffalo Bills tight end Lee Smith has been placed on injured reserve after the undrafted rookie free agent hurt his left ankle last weekend. With Smith going on the season-ending list Tuesday, the Bills now have 16 players - including nine regulars - on IR. The rash of injuries has contributed to a seven-game skid that's dropped Buffalo (5-9) out of playoff contention for a...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Titans CB McCourty shaken up after making tackle

Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty has been taken to the locker room after being shaken up making a tackle late in the first quarter against the Buffalo Bills. McCourty was hurt when he and linebacker Akeem Ayers teamed up to tackle Bills tight end Lee Smith. McCourty lay on the field for several minutes before eventually getting up on his own and walking off to the Titans...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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